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. to start us down the road of making our children safer by treating children's gun safety like their auto safety. all the air bags, anti-drunk driving campaigns, child seats, driver education, careful licensing, it slashed the accident rate but it didn't eliminate them altogether. we can't imagine a world without these protections for our families. let's see if we can imagine a world where our children are safer from gun violence. and then make it happen. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. murphy, for five minutes. mr. murphy: madam speaker, i rise today with a heavy heart, to honor petty officer nicholas , a person who sacrificed his life in the most honorable of ways, to protect and save the life of another human being. his life was a testament to the core values of the united states navy, honor, courage and commitment. on december 9, twelve, pet -- 2012, the petty officer rescued ar kidnapped american doctor from the taliban near kabul. a veteran of the iraq war and a decorated navy seal, the petty officer died durin
not let interest groups persuade us otherwise. we need restrictions and sensible gun control legislation. we need them here and we need them now. our children are counting on us and we really need to not let them down. i yield back. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentlelady from california, ms. esh -- eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. eshoo: i thank the gentlelady from connecticut. there have been many heart -wrenching tributes this evening. on behalf of my constituents in the 14th congressional district in california, i hope that our words and our prayers and also our future actions will be a source of comfort to the parents of the victims and to the community of newtown, connecticut. it is appropriate that we offer our prayers and our sympathy, but that's not enough. that is not enough. it is in this chamber and in this congress we're together. we can indeed make the changes that the american people in their and wish are looking for. i can't help think of the words of you lincoln's gettysburg address when he said the nation will long remember what we sa
impression on a great many people around the world, and especially on the 100 of us who serve here. he commanded our respect in a remarkable way. part of it was because of his service in the war. he and bob dole, our former colleague, literally were wounded at about the same time in europe and were in the same hospital recovering from tremendously serious wounds. senator inouye, of course, later was awarded the congressional medal of honor for that. senator pryor was telling the story that when senator inouye was finally elected to congress he wrote senator dole a note and said, "i'm here. where are you?" because both of them, when they were recovering from their war wounds, had determined that one day they wanted to serve in the united states congress. inouye got here first. a few years ago senator inouye and senator ted stevens invited a number of us to go with them to china. it was quite an experience. senator stevens -- of course, another world war ii veteran -- had flown the first cargo play plane into what was then peking in 1974. and senator inouye was well-regarded in china for
bill in over 60 years and most substantial reform of u.s. patent law since the 1836 patent act. the lay lee-smith a.i.a. re-establishes the united states patent system as a global standard. over the past year the patent office has worked diligently to implement the provisions of the act to ensure the bill realizes its full potential to promote innovation and create jobs. the bill that we consider today includes several technical corrections and improvements that ensure that the implementation of the bill can proceed efficiently and effectively. the bill is supported by all sectors of our economy from across the united states, including manufacturers, university, technology, pharmaceutical, and biotech companies and innovators. i have also received letters in support from the coalition for 21st century patent reform which represents manufacturers, pharmaceutical, technology, defense companies, and universities. the innovation alliance which represents high-tech companies and license sure, and the b.s.a., the software alliance which represents a range of high technology and software compa
are watching today to mrs. per kins. tucker barnes joining us now. do you have a birthday wish today? >> not until next tuesday. let's get to the weather forecast. we have chilly temperatures to start your day. >> yup. >> i see you two making faces. 48 at reagan national. 47 at dulles and bwi marhsall. highs in the upper 50s. nice mild day. here's a look at -- satellite radar. nice and quiet in the moment. we got clear skies. partly sunny today. cold front out to the west. and there you go cloud cover will be increasing shortly and might get a sprinkle or light shower. you will notice the winds are going to pick up later this afternoon out of the west and north and west gusting to 15, 20 maybe 25 miles an hour. there's your forecast for today. and we're going to be mild with highs in the mid to upper 50s as the breezes pick up. more details on the weather in a couple minutes. let's talk to julie wright. >> all these birthdays and neither one of them brought in a slice of cake. >>> ways is a free app. download it and we can chat with each other. big delays on the outer loop trying to
on the record. thank you for being with us tonight. make sure you go to gretawire.com. good night from washington. ♪ ♪ >> hello everyone. i am dana perino. welcome to the five. it has been 48-hours since the shooting. the first funerals were held for 6-year-old classmates noah pozner and jack pinto has been laid to rest. he joins us now. >> good evening from sandy hook elementary. we remember two of the youngest victims today. you mentioned noah pozner age 6. he just celebrated a birthday only a month ago on november 20th. he was considered a lively and smart kid. that's how his uncle described him. that was one of two funerals today. get this, dana, noah had a twin sister. her name was ariel. she was in the school at the time of the shooting but she was in a different classroom. these two were said to be inseperable in life. ariel made it out okay. the other funeral for young jack pinto also age 6 a huge sportsmsports fan a big new york giants fan. he was recognized yesterday by wide receiver victor cruise who wrote rip jack pinto rest in peace on his cleats also jack pinto my her
, are reporting a significant increase in the sale of semiautomatic weapons, including the ar-15, which was used in friday's newtown tragedy. many gun supporters are adamant that assault style rifles should not be outlawed. >> if you read the federalist papers, our forefathers wanted to protect the same type of weapons the military had. >> gun control just takes the guns out of hands that obey the laws. >> 1 in every 209 americans has an ar-15. president clinton placed a ban on assault rifles in 1994 and it expired in 2004. >> and people debate its real impact. did it have any impact? you see conflicts reports. >> there were a lot of loopholes. >> and some senators say first day of the new congress, that's going to be back on the table. >> and our facebook question looks specifically at gun control. >> what is your advice to lawmakers? check out our facebook fan page to give your comments on the issue. we may read some of your responses right here on the air. >>> also, the school shooting rampage is touching young hearts on the other side of the globe. a school in warsaw, poland observed a momen
the scene to try to give us more details on why they're doing this. delia? >> reporter: the barricade situation has been ongoing in adelphi for several hours. we're here live off new hampshire avenue in the area of oak view drive. you can see lots of s.w.a.t. team members are out here and here to explain how this all started at 10:30 i'm told is corporal maria mckenny with prince george's county police. this all started at 10:30 you said with an arrest warrant. let's start from the very top. >> shortly before 10:30 yesterday evening, prince george's county police officers responded to the 8100 block here in adelphi, maryland to assist u.s. marshals who were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on an individual. once the officers got on scene and shortly thereafter, a barricade was called. >> reporter: we know that every one in the area is safe. we don't believe that the suspect at this point is holding anyone hostage. you were explaining that other people have been evacuated? >> that is correct. individuals who have been affected, who are at the target location of the apartment compl
set off a bug fogger used to kill fleece. they did not -- flees. they did not leave the home and when firefighters came they were exposed as well. they were sheltered in place and were taking in hazardous vapor. they were able to stop the fogger but eight people were taken to the hospital for treatment, three residents, three firefighters and two ambulance workers and we are told the first responders are okay but we don't know the condition of the people who actually live at this moble home park and we put in a call to find out but they have not gotten back to us yet. i went on the website and it clearly said if you are going to use this type of fogger you have to leave your home and shut all the windows and doors and clearly that did not happen here. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> let's go back over to sal and check in on the early commute, hey, sal. >>> hey, pam, we are off to a decent start and we are doing well on the major roads and i want to mention it is looking good, if you are coming in on the vallejo area, it has been a nice drive with no major problems.
on canvassing all of the gun ranges in this area. that's because according to reports, the shooter used to go to target practice with his mother. live in newtown connecticut, renee marsh, now back to you. >>> such a heart breaking story. >> reporter: if you are traveling this morning, watch out for the fog. it's causing reduced advice ability cross the reg ofnlt you will want to use -- region. you will want to use the low beams. 59 at route 543 no delays as you make your way to white marsh and as we head up to hunt valley, this is what 83 looks like at shawan road. traffic moving along. watch out for a crash on parkton at liberty road at leave road and checking out the abc2 timesaver traffic drive times the beltway is nice and free of delays. looking at 11 minutes on outer loop from 95 up to 83. and no problems to report on the west side it's going to take you 11 minutes as well to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 95. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. >>> going back to the tragedy in the wake of the deadly connecticut school shootings we are hearing more stories of courage and more st
of this area. investigators now know that the shooter used to attend the target practice. >> we are learning about the shooter adam lanza. he had aspergers syndrome. we learn that adam lanza may have tried to buy a gun at six sporting goods last week. officers say he was unsuccessful and that attempts and that the employees had been interviewed by police. the chain has pulled several semiautomatic rifles from its shelves nationwide. >> citizens in los gatos even more determined to keep a gun shop and opening up. will tran is live on the scene. this gunshot and implantable for quite awhile? >> that is right out of their permits and licenses. they also had the police department and an officer go in there. just in case anything was wrong so they can fix it. they are ready to go and meeting all of the local people in meeting federal standards. they're not doing anything legally wrong but people around here is a morally you shouldn't open up a gun shop. there were all aware that this place was even available to be open for a gunshot. they complained to the city about it asking why didn't they get
us inside the mind of a killer. >> he was different. he was quiet. a nice kid, a good kid. >> how this time it may be different in changing the law of the line. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. just a few minutes in the studio, we're going to do something quite extraordinary. i'm going to sit down with ten americans who lived what we hoped might be the last mass shooting in this country, the massacre in a movie heater in aurora, colorado. you need to hear what these people have to say about guns in america. >>> but first, a picture none of us ever imagined or feared we would ever have to see. the first funerals of the 20 young children killed at the sandy hook school in newtown, connecticut, on friday. 6-year-old jack pinto was laid to rest today. in his obituary, his family wrote, "jack will forever be remembered for the immeasurable joy he brought to all who had the pleasure of knowing him, a joy whose wide reach belied his six years." he was buried in the jersey of h
in italy. he became the first japanese american in congress and served 50 years in the u.s. senate. his death was announced by harry reid. >> the kindness that he has shown me for me time here in the senate has been something i will cherish always. a man who has lived and breathed the senate. he was that patriot. >> very kind words. president obama also a native of hawaii tweeted aloha yesterday. he died yesterday at 88 years old. >>> there is progress in talks on the fiscal cliff, but major sticking points still remain with just two weeks to go. a top republican says there is disagreement over spending cuts versus new taxes and until that could be worked out, there won't be any talks about the specific details. and wall street closed higher over signs of the talks. the dow jones rose 100 points for its biggest gain of the month. early markets overseas also higher because of capitol hill optimism. and a bounce back in china's economy. >>> a holiday miracle for drivers as plunging gas prices hit their lowest point of the year. aaa reports the price of gas fell more than nine cents a gall
house. some had the chance to use the fire hose. the firefighters have been visiting for the past 7 years. >>> with the holidays here, wjz is asking for your help as we deck the halls. show us photos of your holiday decorations. e-mail us, then look for them here and as part of a big slide show on wjz.com. >>> turning now to sports and monday night football, the tennessee titans knocked the new york jets out of playoff consideration. second quarter ie tans chris johnson went 94 yards for the longest touchdown run in the nfl since 2006. 3rd quarter titans jack locker takes the ball and goes in for the game winning touchdown. the titans win 14-10, ending the jets playoff hopes. >> ending the career of mark sanchez and rex ryan. well, we'll see how it works. >>> you inspire me. >> why? >> because my eyes were not accepting my contact lenses this morning. every once in a while -- it's interesting. your eye doesn't have a lot of feeling to it. it's lying -- like touching your wrist. every once in a while your guys go, no, not today. >> i have a hard time with contacts. i can only wear th
it slow and use the low beams. traveling in howard county, no delays at all here on interstate 70 but it will be nice and clear from columbia pike all the way over to 695. here's a live look at the beltway right now at old court road. traffic is moving right along only 7 minutes right now to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70. and as we check in and look at the other abc2 timesaver traffic drive times the beltway nice andclear from parkville to towson and traveling on 95 in white marsh foggy conditions in that area but four minutes southbound from route 43 down to the beltway. megan and charley over to you. >>> people living. >> newtown connecticut are trying to pick up the pieces of their lives after friday's horrific shooting. >> this morning most children will return to school for the first time since that tragic day. but for those who attend sandy hook elementary they are not going to class just yet. hundreds of teachers and staff spent yesterday meet with national experts on children and bereavement and they had meetings with state mental health counselors newtown publ
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